Fleet Management http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en 5 considerations for contractors selecting a service truck, van body http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/5-considerations-contractors-selecting-service-truck-van-body <div class="field-deck"> Knowing the details of service body design and construction pays off for plumbers in terms of utility, durability and professional appearance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ask any plumbing contractor about the one thing that makes their work easier, and they will most likely answer, their tools. Good tools make for good work. Nowhere else is this more important than when it comes to the work vehicle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/5-considerations-contractors-selecting-service-truck-van-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/5-considerations-contractors-selecting-service-truck-van-body#comments Fleet Management Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:48:00 +0000 38481 at http://contractormag.com Best Trucks of 2014 for contractors http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/best-trucks-2014-contractors <div class="node-body gallery-body">We know you – our readers — just can’t get enough of trucks, so we have created an all new truck gallery for you to peruse. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/best-trucks-2014-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/best-trucks-2014-contractors#comments Fleet Management Media Galleries Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 30071 at http://contractormag.com Contractor vehicle survey shows fleets are vital, expensive assets http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-vehicle-survey-shows-fleets-are-vital-expensive-assets <div class="node-body article-body">Contracting Business, CONTRACTOR’s sister publication and website, recently sent out a truck survey to its readers. Since trucks are always a popular topic for contractors, we decided to share the results of the survey.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-vehicle-survey-shows-fleets-are-vital-expensive-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractor-vehicle-survey-shows-fleets-are-vital-expensive-assets#comments Fleet Management Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:53:00 +0000 34731 at http://contractormag.com Ford’s 2015 Transit van available this summer http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ford-s-2015-transit-van-available-summer <div class="node-body article-body">Ramzi Kort, assistant brand manager – Transit Connect, talked with the media about the new 2015 Transit full-size van, and Fleet Owner magazine’s Senior Editor Sean Kilcarr had the opportunity to test drive the vehicle in Kansas City, Mo., in early June.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ford-s-2015-transit-van-available-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ford-s-2015-transit-van-available-summer#comments Fleet Management Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:14:00 +0000 34721 at http://contractormag.com Fleet Management Technology Report http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/fleet-management-technology-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">GPS Insight, a technology provider of GPS fleet tracking software for fleet-based companies, sponsored a fleet survey by Bobit Media, publisher of Automotive Fleet Magazine and Government Fleet Magazine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/fleet-management-technology-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/fleet-management-technology-report#comments Fleet Management Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:29:00 +0000 32331 at http://contractormag.com Work Truck Show 2014 http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/work-truck-show-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Work Truck Show, North America's largest work truck event, was a huge success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/work-truck-show-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/work-truck-show-2014#comments Fleet Management Media Galleries Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:35:00 +0000 31791 at http://contractormag.com NTEA Work Truck Show features Ford, Chevy, Ram, Nissan, and more http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ntea-work-truck-show-features-ford-chevy-ram-nissan-and-more <div class="field-byline"> BY JOHN MESENBRINK </div> <div class="node-body article-body">INDIANAPOLIS — Indy was once again the center of the vocational truck universe as industry professionals gathered for The Work Truck Show 2014, March 5–7, at the Indiana Convention Center. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ntea-work-truck-show-features-ford-chevy-ram-nissan-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/ntea-work-truck-show-features-ford-chevy-ram-nissan-and-more#comments Fleet Management Registered User Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:49:00 +0000 32241 at http://contractormag.com Why are you using a fleet management system? http://contractormag.com/category/trucks/fleet-management/why-are-you-using-fleet-management-system <div class="node-body forum-body"><p>Why are you using a fleet management system? &nbsp;To keep expenses down? To increase driver safety? To have better insurance rates?&nbsp;</p> </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://contractormag.com/category/trucks/fleet-management/why-are-you-using-fleet-management-system#comments Fleet Management Trucks Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:18:18 +0000 31531 at http://contractormag.com Contractors keep your fleet safe http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractors-keep-your-fleet-safe <div class="field-byline"> By Kathy Kelleher, VICE PRESIDENT OF FLEET MANAGEMENT, LOJACK CORP. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In today’s high tech environment, significant numbers of workers who drive contracting business’ vehicles are putting themselves and others at risk by using mobile phones and texting, as well as speeding, grooming, eating and other unsafe behaviors while driving. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractors-keep-your-fleet-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/contractors-keep-your-fleet-safe#comments Fleet Management Registered User Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:09:00 +0000 31521 at http://contractormag.com Favorite trucks mechanical contractors are driving http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/favorite-trucks-mechanical-contractors-are-driving <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this photo gallery you will find photos of service vans and trucks spotted at various locations. If you want to be a part of our Favorite truck photo gallery, please take a photo of your truck at a jobsite or service call and e-mail it to <a href="mailto:candace.roulo@penton.com">candace.roulo@penton.com</a>. I will then upload it to the gallery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/favorite-trucks-mechanical-contractors-are-driving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fleet-management/favorite-trucks-mechanical-contractors-are-driving#comments Commercial Plumbing Fleet Management Media Galleries Residential Plumbing Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:58:00 +0000 25571 at http://contractormag.com